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South Dakota AG Reacts to Ruling to Block Immigration Order

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says it’s time for a “meaningful discussion” about immigration reform in Washington following a federal court ruling that blocks an executive order on immigration. A federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked executive orders Tuesday that would have shielded from deportation as many as 5...
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House Panel Moves to Allow Concealed Weapons at SD Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative panel has narrowly passed a proposal that would allow people to carry concealed weapons in the South Dakota Capitol building. The House Local Government Committee voted on Tuesday for a plan that would remove the prohibition from state law. Republican Rep. Blaine Campbell says that some people who...
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Legislative Committee Approves Potential Prohibition of Abortion Procedure

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A House committee has approved legislation that could ban a surgical abortion procedure that Planned Parenthood says doesn’t occur in South Dakota. The bill’s sponsor, Republican Rep. Isaac Latterell, told the Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday that a later-term abortion procedure could involve separating the skull from the...
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SDDOT Collecting Data Through Cameras at Some Intersections on Sioux/Wells Avenues

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation is using cameras to collect traffic data at signalized intersections on Sioux and Wells Avenues in Pierre today.  The pole cameras were installed yesterday and are being used solely to monitor vehicle traffic and traffic signal patterns.  The DOT says the traffic counting...
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